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Music club

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in News Briefs

Program set for Nov. 4

The Allentown Music Club will present "Music of America" 3 p.m. Nov. 4 at Hope UCC, 1031 Flexer Ave., Allentown.

Performers will be Jonathan Beitler, Dan Rambo, Robert Premecz, Santa Peters and Young Musicians Andrew Kanas, Emily Ferrol and Carina Wetherhold.

The program is dedicated to the Parade of American Music sponsored by the National Federation of Music Clubs.

A free-will offering will be accepted.

For more information, call 610- 435-4659.

Kathleen R. Kerr

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

born in Johnstown

Kathleen R. Kerr, 85, formerly of Vero Beach, Fla., died Oct. 27, 2012, in Lehigh Center, Lower Macungie Township.

She was the widow of Robert W. Kerr to whom she was married for 58 years before he died in 2007.

Born in Johnstown, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Elsie (Mayer) Colville.

She loved taking cruises with her husband and friends at Vero Beach and fishing.

She also enjoyed gardening, crafts, bingo, swimming, camping, baking and spending time with her family.

Brian A. Frey

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

packer, machine operator at

Brian A. Frey, 40, of Germansville, died Oct. 27, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

Born Feb. 20, 1972, in Allentown, he was the son of Faye L. (Frey) Manalio of Macungie.

He was a packer and machine operator at, Breinigsville, for the last two years.

Prior to that, he worked for Engelman Construction Inc., Macungie, in prep and finishing of concrete products.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his companion, Sara E. Zsilavecz, with whom he resided.

He was predeceased by his stepfather, Anthony A. Manalio.

Lunch menus

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in School

Thursday, Nov. 1: Elem.: Parkland chicken sandwich on whole grain roll or cheeseburger, oven-baked fries, sweet peas, chilled fruit, cereal meal. M.S.: Hot ham and cheese on whole grain roll, macaroni and cheese, bag of carrots, steamed broccoli, assorted fruit, juice. H.S.: French toast with links or waffle sticks, side spinach salad, assorted fruit.

Stockings for Soldiers

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Local News

The Press weekly newspapers are collecting for military

As holiday schedules get busy in the coming days and weeks, The Press and Blue Ridge Communications are asking the public to not forget those who have given so much.

Now in its third year of giving, Blue Ridge invites all to share in adding some of the warmth of the yuletide season with Keystone Soldiers and its Stockings for Soldiers program, by sending much-needed and requested food and hygiene items and Christmas cards to our men and women spending Christmas away from home and stationed in such countries as: Iraq, Afghanistan and Kuwait.

James W. Vaughn

Thursday, November 1, 2012 by The Press in Obituaries

life member of Copeechan Fish, Game

James W. "Walt" Vaughn, 88, of Orefield, formerly of Blossburg, Tioga County, died Oct. 25, 2012, in Lehigh Valley Hospital, Salisbury Township.

He and his wife Uarda V. (Scaife) Vaughn celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary last April 6.

Born March 2, 1924, in Charleston Township, Tioga County, he was the son of the late William Curtis and Esther (Jones) Vaughn.

He faithfully and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II achieving the rank of staff sergeant.


Wednesday, October 31, 2012 by The Press in Social News

Annual meeting

The Annual Meeting of Project Child, The Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of the Lehigh Valley and a program of Valley Youth House, will be held Nov. 8, with breakfast at 8:30 a.m. and the program 9 - 10:30 a.m., Room 605, Fowler Family Southside Center, 511 E. Third St., Bethlehem.

The speaker is Dr. Staci Perlman, co-author the national report, "The Estimated Costs of Child Abuse and Neglect," commissioned by Prevent Child Abuse America.

The event is free and open to the public.

Information: 610-954-9561, ext. 337